The cavalry is searching for a man suspected of assaulting a security guard at a business in Penticton on Monday night.
A loss prevention officer confronted the man about alleged shoplifting at a Green Avenue store around 9 p.m., police said, according to a press release.
“During this exchange, the man reportedly beat (the loss prevention officer) and attempted to stab him with scissors,” the RCMP said.
“The suspect started out in a dark-colored late-model Chevrolet sedan.”
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According to the RCMP, the suspect was between the ages of 30 and 35, had short brown hair and a beard, and was wearing a letterman-style jacket, red hat, and glasses.
Konst said, “We are enlisting the help of the community to conclusively identify the individuals in this surveillance video. Dane Lyons of the Penticton RCMP.
Anyone with information should call the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300 and cite file number 2022-18384.
Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at Crimestoppers.net.
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